Common Core: 6th Grade Math : Understand the Value of Positive and Negative Numbers: CCSS.Math.Content.6.NS.C.5

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Example Question #75 : How To Do Other Word Problems

On a particular November day, it is  and sunny in Tucson, Arizona. On the eastern side of the United States, it is  and sleeting in New Castle, Pennsylvania. How many degrees warmer is it in Tucson than New Castle?

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

There are several ways that we could solve this problem. First, we can say that the temperature in New Castle is  below zero and in Tucson it is  above zero; therefore we can say:

Also, we can solve this problem by using a number line. New Castle’s temperature is  units away from zero and Tucson’s is  units away.  

Temp1

We can see that Tucson is  warmer than New Castle.

Example Question #76 : How To Do Other Word Problems

On a particular November day, it is  and sunny in Tucson, Arizona. On the eastern side of the United States, it is  and sleeting in New Castle, Pennsylvania. How many degrees warmer is it in Tucson than New Castle?

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

There are several ways that we could solve this problem. First, we can say that the temperature in New Castle is  below zero and in Tucson it is  above zero; therefore we can say:

Also, we can solve this problem by using a number line. New Castle’s temperature is  units away from zero and Tucson’s is  units away.  

Temp2

We can see that Tucson is  warmer than New Castle.

Example Question #77 : How To Do Other Word Problems

On a particular November day, it is  and sunny in Tucson, Arizona. On the eastern side of the United States, it is  and sleeting in New Castle, Pennsylvania. How many degrees warmer is it in Tucson than New Castle?

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

There are several ways that we could solve this problem. First, we can say that the temperature in New Castle is  below zero and in Tucson it is  above zero; therefore we can say:

Also, we can solve this problem by using a number line. New Castle’s temperature is  units away from zero and Tucson’s is  units away.  

Temp3

We can see that Tucson is  warmer than New Castle.

Example Question #78 : How To Do Other Word Problems

On a particular November day, it is  and sunny in Tucson, Arizona. On the eastern side of the United States, it is  and sleeting in New Castle, Pennsylvania. How many degrees warmer is it in Tucson than New Castle?

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

There are several ways that we could solve this problem. First, we can say that the temperature in New Castle is  below zero and in Tucson it is  above zero; therefore we can say:

Also, we can solve this problem by using a number line. New Castle’s temperature is  units away from zero and Tucson’s is  units away.  

Temp4

We can see that Tucson is  warmer than New Castle.

Example Question #79 : How To Do Other Word Problems

On a particular November day, it is  and sunny in Tucson, Arizona. On the eastern side of the United States, it is  and sleeting in New Castle, Pennsylvania. How many degrees warmer is it in Tucson than New Castle?

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

There are several ways that we could solve this problem. First, we can say that the temperature in New Castle is  below zero and in Tucson it is  above zero; therefore we can say:

Also, we can solve this problem by using a number line. New Castle’s temperature is  units away from zero and Tucson’s is  units away.  

Temp5

We can see that Tucson is  warmer than New Castle.

Example Question #80 : How To Do Other Word Problems

On a particular November day, it is  and sunny in Tucson, Arizona. On the eastern side of the United States, it is  and sleeting in New Castle, Pennsylvania. How many degrees warmer is it in Tucson than New Castle?

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

There are several ways that we could solve this problem. First, we can say that the temperature in New Castle is  below zero and in Tucson it is  above zero; therefore we can say:

Also, we can solve this problem by using a number line. New Castle’s temperature is  units away from zero and Tucson’s is  units away.  

Temp6

We can see that Tucson is  warmer than New Castle.

Example Question #1 : Understand The Value Of Positive And Negative Numbers: Ccss.Math.Content.6.Ns.C.5

On a particular November day, it is  and sunny in Tucson, Arizona. On the eastern side of the United States, it is  and sleeting in New Castle, Pennsylvania. How many degrees warmer is it in Tucson than New Castle?

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

There are several ways that we could solve this problem. First, we can say that the temperature in New Castle is  below zero and in Tucson it is  above zero; therefore we can say:

Also, we can solve this problem by using a number line. New Castle’s temperature is  units away from zero and Tucson’s is  units away.  

Temp7

We can see that Tucson is  warmer than New Castle.

Example Question #2 : Understand The Value Of Positive And Negative Numbers: Ccss.Math.Content.6.Ns.C.5

On a particular November day, it is  and sunny in Tucson, Arizona. On the eastern side of the United States, it is  and sleeting in New Castle, Pennsylvania. How many degrees warmer is it in Tucson than New Castle?

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

There are several ways that we could solve this problem. First, we can say that the temperature in New Castle is  below zero and in Tucson it is  above zero; therefore we can say:

Also, we can solve this problem by using a number line. New Castle’s temperature is  units away from zero and Tucson’s is  units away.  

Temp8

We can see that Tucson is  warmer than New Castle.

Example Question #3 : Understand The Value Of Positive And Negative Numbers: Ccss.Math.Content.6.Ns.C.5

On a particular November day, it is  and sunny in Tucson, Arizona. On the eastern side of the United States, it is  and sleeting in New Castle, Pennsylvania. How many degrees warmer is it in Tucson than New Castle?

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

There are several ways that we could solve this problem. First, we can say that the temperature in New Castle is  below zero and in Tucson it is  above zero; therefore we can say:

Also, we can solve this problem by using a number line. New Castle’s temperature is  units away from zero and Tucson’s is  units away.  

Temp9

We can see that Tucson is  warmer than New Castle.

Example Question #1 : Understand The Value Of Positive And Negative Numbers: Ccss.Math.Content.6.Ns.C.5

On a particular November day, it is  and sunny in Tucson, Arizona. On the eastern side of the United States, it is  and sleeting in New Castle, Pennsylvania. How many degrees warmer is it in Tucson than New Castle?

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

There are several ways that we could solve this problem. First, we can say that the temperature in New Castle is  below zero and in Tucson it is  above zero; therefore we can say:

Also, we can solve this problem by using a number line. New Castle’s temperature is  units away from zero and Tucson’s is  units away.  

Temp10

We can see that Tucson is  warmer than New Castle.

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